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Montreal Expos 5 Houston Astros 3

+ Boxscore: Wed, August 29,1979
1979-08-28 - 1979-08-30
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (75-58)010 001 010 390
Montreal Expos (71-54)000 013 10X 580
Date of Game: Wed, August 29,1979
Stadium: Olympic Stadium
Attendance: 25,064
Time of Game: 2:15

Winning Pitcher: Bill Lee (13-10)
Losing Pitcher: Joe Niekro (18-8)
Save: Elias Sosa (15)

Home Runs: Larry Parrish (22), Ellis Valentine (21)
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PIT7755.583--61953683W2
MON7154.5683.554246379W2
CHN7059.5435.559457321L1
SLN7060.5386.059655442W2
PHI6568.48912.5560595-35L5
NYN5377.40823.0493574-81L7
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CIN7757.575--62452698W8
HOU7558.5641.5480482-2L2
LAN6171.46215.0613616-3L2
SFN5973.44717.0585617-32L3
SDN5777.42520.0496583-87W1
ATL5379.40223.0559642-83W3
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Rafael Landestoy2b26.0935
    00000.2051740156
    Jimmy Sextonss27.2585
    01000.188143001
    Terry Puhlcf23.0524
    01001.28734084226
    Cesar Cedeno1b28.1854
    11000.270125754226
    Enos Cabell3b29.3253
    11010.26681465633
    Jeff Leonardrf23.3424
    01101.29912604114
    Jose Cruzlf32.0214
    12100.291113886230
    Alan Ashbyc28.0522
    01010.2035102350
    Bruce Bochyc24.135000000.22398150
    Denny Wallingph25.1341
    00001.3011993250
    Alan Knicelyc24.102000000.0004000
    Joe Niekrop34.2951
    01100.130417040
    Julio Gonzalezph26.2471
    00001.2392460102
    Rick Williamsp26.293000000.23142000
    Craig Reynoldsph26.2451
    00000.27244103511
    Totals3539324.26211935949-
    Montreal Expos Batting
    MONPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Warren Cromartielf25.3344
    12000.2744797437
    Dave Cash2b31.0794
    01000.3571258052
    Andre Dawsoncf25.0504
    01101.272440186926
    Tony Perez1b37.1073
    11010.280213613611
    Gary Carterc25.1432
    10020.25966518592
    Ellis Valentinerf25.0304
    11301.27849521709
    Larry Parrish3b25.2923
    11110.30370922594
    Chris Speierss29.0623
    01001.21912814170
    Bill Leep32.2441
    00001.207193040
    Jerry Whiteph27.0061
    00000.2923242156
    Elias Sosap29.080000000.182412010
    Totals2958544.2729808392-
    Game Stats
    2B: Cesar Cedeno (24), Jose Cruz (30)
    HR: Larry Parrish (22), Ellis Valentine (21)
    RBI: Jose Cruz (62), Jeff Leonard (41), Joe Niekro (4), Andre Dawson (69), Larry Parrish (59), Ellis Valentine (70)
    SH: Joe Niekro (11), Bill Lee (6)
    GDP: Tony Perez (14)
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joe Niekro34.295L 18-865444423.060.0431430234
    Rick Williams26.293-23110003.060.03264314
    Totals8.0855442--
    Montreal Expos Pitching
    MONAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Bill Lee32.244W 13-1078221303.070.0527347194
    Elias Sosa29.080SV 1521111101.820.02504112
    Totals9.0933240--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Joe Niekro (13)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Joe Niekro 0-0-0, Rick Williams 0-0-0, Bill Lee 0-0-0, Elias Sosa 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Joe Niekro 26, Rick Williams 8, Bill Lee 30, Elias Sosa 8
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Joe Niekro 6-7, Rick Williams 2-3, Bill Lee 12-6, Elias Sosa 3-2

    Umpires: HP: Ed Montague 1B: Lee Weyer 2B: Dutch Rennert 3B: Harry Wendelstedt


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